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Lesson 13

Student Outcomes

- Students understand that the context of a real-life situation often determines whether a rational numbershould be represented as a fraction or decimal.
- Students understand that decimals specify points on the number line by repeatedly subdividing intervals intotenths (deci- means one-tenth).
- Students convert positive decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals when the denominator is a product ofonly factors of 2 and/or 5.

Lesson 14

Student Outcomes

- Students understand that every rational number can be converted to a decimal.
- Students represent fractions as decimal numbers that either terminate in zeros or repeat, and studentsrepresent repeating decimals using, a bar over the shortest sequence of repeating digits.
- Students interpret word problems and convert between fraction and decimal forms of rational numbers.

Tutorial

http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-7/convert-between-decimals-and-fractions-or-mixed-numbers

Click on the IXL link to practice converting fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers from one to another.

An example of the IXL target is below.

Below is a printable student copy of the common core's lesson 13.